Calvinism and Religious Toleration in the Dutch Golden Age

Calvinism and Religious Toleration in the Dutch Golden Age


Dutch society has loved a name, or notoriety, for permissiveness because the 16th century. The Dutch Republic within the Golden Age used to be the single society that tolerated spiritual dissenters of all persuasions in early sleek Europe. sarcastically, it used to be dedicated to a strictly Calvinist public Church and likewise to the renovation of non secular plurality. R. Po-chia Hsia and Henk van Nierop have introduced jointly a gaggle of top historians from the U.K., the U.S. and the Netherlands. Their awesome essays probe the historical past and fantasy of Dutch non secular toleration.

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